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Identifying effective behavior change techniques for alcohol and illicit substance use during pregnancy: a systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Fergie, L., Cambbell, K., Coleman-Haynes, T., Ussher, M., Cooper, S., & Coleman, T. (2018). Identifying effective behavior change techniques for alcohol and illicit substance use during pregnancy: a systematic review. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 1-13. doi:10.1093/abm/kay085

Background: During pregnancy, consuming alcohol and using illicit drugs can have serious health implications for both mother and child. Behavioral change interventions, especially those underpinned by theoretical constructs, can be effective in reduc... Read More

The adaptation and uptake evaluation of an SMS text message smoking cessation programme (MiQuit) for use in antenatal care (2015)
Journal Article
Naughton, F., Cooper, S., Bowker, K., Campbell, K., Sutton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., …Coleman, T. (2015). The adaptation and uptake evaluation of an SMS text message smoking cessation programme (MiQuit) for use in antenatal care. BMJ Open, 5(10), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008871. ISSN 2044-6055

Objectives: To adapt a tailored SMS text message smoking cessation intervention (MiQuit) for use without active health professional endorsement in routine antenatal care settings, to estimate ‘real world’ uptake and test the feasibility of its use. D... Read More

Understanding pregnant smokers’ adherence to nicotine replacement therapy during a quit attempt: a qualitative study (2015)
Journal Article
Bowker, K., Campbell, K., Coleman, T., & Lewis, S. (in press). Understanding pregnant smokers’ adherence to nicotine replacement therapy during a quit attempt: a qualitative study. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 18(5), doi:10.1093/ntr/ntv205. ISSN 1462-2203

Background: Pregnant smokers may be offered nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) alongside behavioral support to assist with a quit attempt. Yet trials of NRT have found adherence to be low among pregnant women, and this has made it difficult to determ... Read More